Scientific Opinion on the substantiation of health claims related to honey and "respiratory health through presence of antioxidant phytochemicals" (ID 1161), "the unique composition and ratio of effective substances adds energy to the human body" (ID 3188), and "it stimulates the whole metabolism and the immune system" (ID 3189) pursuant to Article 13(1) of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006

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Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies
Acknowledgements

The Panel wishes to thank for the preparation of this opinion: The members of the Working Group on Claims: Carlo Agostoni, Jean-Louis Bresson, Susan Fairweather-Tait, Albert Flynn, Ines Golly, Marina Heinonen, Hannu Korhonen, Martinus Løvik, Ambroise Martin, Hildegard Przyrembel, Seppo Salminen, Yolanda Sanz, Sean (J.J.) Strain, Inge Tetens, Hendrik van Loveren and Hans Verhagen. The members of the Claims Sub-Working Group on Mental/Nervous System: Jacques Rigo, Astrid Schloerscheidt, Barbara Stewart-Knox, Sean (J.J.) Strain and Peter Willatts.

EFSA Journal
EFSA Journal 2010; 8(2):1484 [11 pp.].
doi
10.2903/j.efsa.2010.1484
Panel members at the time of adoption
Carlo Agostoni, Jean-Louis Bresson, Susan Fairweather-Tait, Albert Flynn, Ines Golly, Hannu Korhonen, Pagona Lagiou, Martinus Løvik, Rosangela Marchelli, Ambroise Martin, Bevan Moseley, Monika Neuhäuser-Berthold, Hildegard Przyrembel, Seppo Salminen, Yolanda Sanz, Sean (J.J.) Strain, Stephan Strobel, Inge Tetens, Daniel Tomé, Hendrik van Loveren, and Hans Verhagen.
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Type
Opinion of the Scientific Committee/Scientific Panel
On request from
European Commission
Question Number
EFSA-Q-2008-1900
EFSA-Q-2008-3920
EFSA-Q-2008-3921
Adopted
21 December 2009
Published
25 February 2010
Affiliation
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Parma, Italy
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Abstract

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Keywords
Honey, honey comb, health claims
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Number of Pages
11